The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 126 136 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 41 40 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 1.08% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.14% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 13
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Front-End Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3089 3501 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.88% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2235 1871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 19 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Edinburgh -3 19 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Dundee - 1 £42,500 - 2
Fife - 1 £34,000 - 2
West Lothian - 1 £32,500 -
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 101 (98.06%) HTML
1 101 (98.06%) CSS
2 99 (96.12%) JavaScript
3 54 (52.43%) HTML5
4 46 (44.66%) CSS3
4 46 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (43.69%) jQuery
6 38 (36.89%) AngularJS
7 25 (24.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 23 (22.33%) User Experience
9 21 (20.39%) Backbone.js
10 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
10 20 (19.42%) Finance
11 17 (16.50%) CMS
12 15 (14.56%) MVC
12 15 (14.56%) Ajax
13 14 (13.59%) TDD
13 14 (13.59%) Content Management
13 14 (13.59%) DOM
13 14 (13.59%) Node.js
13 14 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (12.62%) RESTful
14 13 (12.62%) Adobe
14 13 (12.62%) Scrum
14 13 (12.62%) React
15 12 (11.65%) XHTML
15 12 (11.65%) JSP
15 12 (11.65%) PHP
15 12 (11.65%) Sass
15 12 (11.65%) LESS

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (16.50%) CMS
2 14 (13.59%) Node.js
3 5 (4.85%) WordPress
4 3 (2.91%) Drupal
5 2 (1.94%) IIS
5 2 (1.94%) Apache
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.94%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) InDesign
2 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) MySQL
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.74%) Subversion
3 5 (4.85%) JIRA
4 2 (1.94%) Selenium
4 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Publishing
3 7 (6.80%) Marketing
4 5 (4.85%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (98.06%) HTML
1 101 (98.06%) CSS
2 54 (52.43%) HTML5
3 46 (44.66%) CSS3
4 45 (43.69%) jQuery
5 38 (36.89%) AngularJS
6 25 (24.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (20.39%) Backbone.js
8 15 (14.56%) Ajax
9 14 (13.59%) DOM
10 13 (12.62%) RESTful
10 13 (12.62%) React
11 12 (11.65%) XHTML
11 12 (11.65%) JSP
11 12 (11.65%) Sass
11 12 (11.65%) LESS
12 10 (9.71%) Underscore.js
13 9 (8.74%) .NET
14 8 (7.77%) Marionette.js
15 7 (6.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) User Experience
2 5 (4.85%) Web 2.0
3 3 (2.91%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Windows
1 4 (3.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.56%) MVC
3 14 (13.59%) TDD
3 14 (13.59%) Content Management
3 14 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (12.62%) Scrum
5 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.71%) Web Development
7 9 (8.74%) Web Design
8 5 (4.85%) Project Management
8 5 (4.85%) OO
8 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.88%) Open Source
10 3 (2.91%) Time Management
11 2 (1.94%) Mobile Development
11 2 (1.94%) Web Accessibility
11 2 (1.94%) Mobile First
11 2 (1.94%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.94%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (1.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 99 (96.12%) JavaScript
2 12 (11.65%) PHP
3 5 (4.85%) Java
4 4 (3.88%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) SQL
5 2 (1.94%) Python
5 2 (1.94%) Ruby
5 2 (1.94%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Adobe
2 8 (7.77%) Quark
3 5 (4.85%) Zend
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
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